These drawings show the conceptual plans as illustrated by Matthew Roman, of Roman Design LLC. Matthew and I often work together on the designs for historic kitchens, exchanging ideas and researching information to create designs reflective of a specific period. Because Sig and Jack’s kitchen had a butler’s pantry between the kitchen and the dining room, the cabinetry was designed to be reflective of what such a space might have looked like, based on research on known cabinetry designs in similar homes within the early 1900’s. Yet hidden within this butler’s pantry are such modern ameneties as a dishwasher, and space for larger appliances such as the microwave. All modern amenities are convenient, but hidden out of sight.
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